BBC 'Undiscovered Worlds with Steve Backshall' April 24, 2019 Mark Sharman Steve Backshall and the Mexico Expedition Team Click here for episode details and clips* Ep 1 Sunday 21 April 8pm BBC Two * Ep 2 Sunday 28 April 8pm BBC Two * Ep 3 TBC* Ep 4 TBCThe full series (10 x 60’) ‘Expedition with Steve Backshall’ will be broadcast on UKTV Dave July - September 2019.Click here for TV review Adventurer and wildlife expert, Steve Backshall, ventures into uncharted territory in pursuit of new discoveries and world firsts. He takes on extreme physical challenges, encounters extraordinary wildlife and meets remarkable people. From kayaking through fast flowing sea ice and scaling unclimbed Arctic peaks to diving in the world’s longest cave system and hiking deep into the Mexican jungle – these expeditions push everyone to the limit. Thanks to a life of adventure, Steve has built up a not-so-little black book of experts. With them, we journey into the unknown. This epic global series will shine light on places that have been dark for millions of years. — www.truetonature.co.uk Press release below: The BBC has partnered with UKTV and FremantleMedia International on a groundbreaking collaboration for an ambitious prime-time adventure series ‘Expedition With Steve Backshall’ filled with world firsts.These include: the first descent of a white-water river in the Himalayas, trekking through unexplored jungle in South America, and climbing mountains in the deserts of the Middle East. Expedition With Steve Backshall will follow Steve, his team of world-class experts and his film crew, as they venture into uncharted territory.Steve Backshall says: “If you think our planet was explored long ago, think again. There are still dark and forgotten corners of our world with hidden secrets - and we plan to reveal them.”Steve is accompanied by a world-class film crew who will document the journey and feature on camera throughout the series. The filming of the expedition is as much a part of the story as the exploration of each out-of-this-world location. To be successful, Steve and his adventurist experts - including divers, kayakers and mountaineers - will have to rely on each other and the power of extraordinary teamwork.Wendy Darke, CEO, True to Nature: “I couldn’t wish to be working alongside a more talented, experienced and dedicated team of creatives in production, broadcast and distribution, to realise the ambition for our world-first premium factual global series. Steve Backshall is a skilled naturalist and explorer who will take viewers on a fascinating journey to reveal the natural mysteries and treasures of our planet.”Updates from the expedition will be shared on twitter @davechannel, @BBCEarth and @stevebackshall via #Expedition and on Instagram @Backshall.Steve — http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre 15.05.18 L-R: Aldo Kane, Steve Backshall, Mark Sharman and Parker Brown Mark filming with the Panosonic Varicam LT and a Fujinon Cabrio 19-90mm lens More details to follow closer to broadcast in 2019.